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Washington Trust Announces Employee Compensation Enhancements Investments Are In Response to Recent Tax Reform Legislation

WESTERLY, R.I., January 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)… Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc., (NASDAQ: WASH), parent of The Washington Trust Company, today announced that as a result of the anticipated reduction in corporate taxes from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the Corporation will invest in its employees with special compensation enhancements implemented in January 2018.
Washington Trust Holds Ribbon Cutting for Newest Branch in Coventry, RI

Washington Trust Holds Ribbon Cutting for Newest Branch in Coventry, RI

November 9, 2017 - This morning, Washington Trust held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate the opening of its 22nd branch, located at 732 Tiogue Avenue in Coventry, Rhode Island.
Washington Trust Earns Worksite Health Award from Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island and the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce

Washington Trust Earns Worksite Health Award from Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island and the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce

June 21, 2017 - The Washington Trust Company was recognized with an Exemplary Worksite Health Award from Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island and the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce for effective programs encouraging employee health and well-being in a meaningful way.

Washington Trust Named to KBW “Bank Honor Roll” for Sixth Consecutive Year

April 28, 2017 - For the sixth consecutive year, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc. has named Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc. to its “2016 Bank Honor Roll” of superior performers.

Washington Trust Annual Meeting Highlights Record 2016 Performance

April 21, 2017 - Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: WASH), the publicly owned holding company of The Washington Trust Company, held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders on Tuesday at the Westerly Public Library, for the year ended December 31, 2016.

Washington Trust Expands Massachusetts Presence

July 25, 2016 - Washington Trust today announced the opening of its new mortgage production office located at 62 Walnut Street, 3rd Floor, in Wellesley, Massachusetts.

Washington Trust Presented With Gold Award for Brand at 2016 New England Financial Marketing Awards

May 26, 2016 - The Washington Trust Company was presented the Gold Award for Brand at the 2016 New England Financial Marketing Awards held last Thursday, May 12th at The Hyatt Regency in Newport, Rhode Island. The gold award was presented in recognition of Washington Trust’s comprehensive 2015 branding campaign.

Washington Trust Collects 4.75 Tons of Peanut Butter for 16th Annual Peanut Butter Drive Benefitting Area Food Pantries

May 24, 2016 - The Washington Trust Company collected approximately 9,500 pounds, or more than 4.75 tons of peanut butter during the sixteenth annual Washington Trust Peanut Butter Drive to benefit the Rhode Island Community Food Bank and 15 local food pantries across Rhode Island and Southeastern Connecticut. Washington Trust has collected more than 120 tons of peanut butter since launching the drive in 2001.

Washington Trust Provides $10 Million in Financing for Two Residential Properties in West Haven, CT

May 17, 2016 - Washington Trust's Commercial Real Estate Group recently provided $4.7 million to Forest Hills Place Limited Partnership and $5.3 million to Elm Regency Limited Partnership for the refinancing and capital improvements of two apartment buildings in West Haven, Connecticut.

Washington Trust Provides $12.5 Million in Financing for Off-Campus Student Housing Complex Adjacent to the University of Connecticut

May 11, 2016 - Washington Trust’s Commercial Real Estate Group recently provided $12.5 million to Celeron Square Associates, LLC, for the refinancing of an off-campus student housing complex adjacent to the University of Connecticut in Storrs, Connecticut.

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Elizabeth B. Eckel, SVP Marketing
23 Broad Street
Westerly, RI 02891
(401) 348-1309